NASCAR & Auto Racing

January 28, 2014

Hendrick has survived a lot to reach 30 years in NASCAR

Thirty years ago, Rick Hendrick nearly closed his fledgling race team as it appeared his organization was about to lose its primary sponsorship. Nearly 10 years ago, Hendrick thought about walking away from the sport after the crash of a Hendrick Motorsports plane near Martinsville, Va., claimed the lives of 10 people, including Hendrick’s son, brother and two nieces.

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